Quebec strikes committee on Clostridium difficile

Eggertson, Laura
July 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/20/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 2, p123
Academic Journal
Reports on a committee created by the Quebec government to asses the extent of a Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) outbreak affecting hospitals in the province and to recommend infection control strategy. Efforts of the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec to facilitate increased surveillance and reporting of C. difficile; Reason of concerned patients for calling a hotline set up by the McGill University Health Centre; Number of patients with C. difficile in the fiscal year 2003 to 2004.


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